Definition of Cultivator

1. Noun. Someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil.

Exact synonyms: Agriculturalist, Agriculturist, Grower, Raiser
Generic synonyms: Farmer, Granger, Husbandman, Sodbuster
Specialized synonyms: Fruit Grower, Viticulturist
Derivative terms: Agriculture, Agriculture, Cultivate, Grow, Grow, Raise

2. Noun. A farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture).
Exact synonyms: Tiller
Generic synonyms: Farm Machine
Specialized synonyms: Harrow
Derivative terms: Cultivate, Till

Definition of Cultivator

1. n. One who cultivates; as, a cultivator of the soil; a cultivator of literature.

Definition of Cultivator

1. Noun. Any of several devices used to loosen or stir the soil, either to remove weeds or to provide aeration and drainage ¹

2. Noun. A person who cultivates ¹

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Definition of Cultivator

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cultivator

cultivated cabbage
cultivated carrot
cultivated celery
cultivated crab apple
cultivated land
cultivated parsnip
cultivated plant
cultivated rice
cultivated strawberry
cultivated yeast
cultivator (current term)
cults of personality
cultural Marxism
cultural anthropology
cultural attache
cultural characteristics
cultural deprivation

Literary usage of Cultivator

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1. The American Agriculturist (1846)
"THE cultivator cultivatorS are of various kinds; we could enumerate at least twenty. The general form of them, however, is essentially the same, ..."

2. American Agriculturist (1843)
"REPLY то THE ALBANY cultivator.—In our Au gust number, under the head of T'A« Improvement oj Domestic Stock, we had occasion to comment, solely for the ..."

3. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1863)
"This new cultivator, (fig. 13,) after thorough trial, proves to be an excellent ... IS-ALDEN'S cultivator. with the common cultivator, and being able to cut ..."

4. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Municipal and Local Courts' Gazette by William S. Hein & Company (1860)
"At the trial, the counsel for the defendant offered parol evidence to show the wheels formed no part of the cultivator, and to show what was meant by the ..."

5. The Monthly Review (1839)
"TV Vegetable cultivator. BY JOHN ROGERS. London. Longman. ... Of his various publications, his " Fruit cultivator," &c., there is no one that will be more ..."

6. The Southern Planter (1843)
"PLOUGH cultivator The above is a perspective view of an imple-I ment we saw at the North, which we heard very highly recommended for the cultivation of corn ..."

7. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"The cultivator whose operations are conducted on a large scale should choose from among the vegetables of this class, and especially from such as are used ..."

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